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Casa Leon: Low-Impact Home Mimics the Spanish Mountains With a Sloping Green Roof

by , 11/02/11

Sustainable Building,green roof,energy efficiency,biomimicry,spanish design,leon province,insultaion,energy efficiency,cool house,bioclimaric architecture

Casa Leon consists of three airy and bright rooms joined by a single vertex. This layout makes the home’s interior spaces feel connected yet separate at the same time. Big windows offer amazing countryside views while providing enough ventilation and natural light to keep residents comfortable and cool.

The winding green roof has a waterproof drainage membrane underneath as well as an expanded polystyrene layer that keeps the building insulated, saving energy used for heating and cooling in the winter and summer. The walls were built from galvanized steel, plasterboard and expanded polystyrene. Casa Leon is an affordable, earthy and cool rural home.

+ Alberto Alarcón + Asociados

Via Plataforma Arquitectura

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